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Memorable Manitobans: Walter Thomas Gough (1863-1947)

Educator.

Born at London, England in 1863, he came to Canada and taught school at St. Andrews (Manitoba), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), and Carman (Manitoba). He received BA and MA degrees from the University of Manitoba. He was Principal of the Carman School when, in 1909, he moved to Winnipeg as Principal of King Edward School. He retired in 1937. He died suddenly, on 27 June 1947, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

“Retired school principal dies”, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 June 1947, page 15.

Winnipeg School Days, 1871-1950 by W. G. Pearce, Winnipeg School Division, Education Resource Centre.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 November 2011

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